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June 23, 2010

Volunteers needed for Gavilan College Measure E Citizen's Oversight Committee

WHO: Volunteers are needed to represent the community on the Gavilan College Measure E Citizens' Oversight Committee, to fill seats representing Gavilan College students, members of taxpayers' organizations, and community members at-large

WHAT:  On March 2, 2004 the voters approved $108 million in general obligation bonds for Gavilan College facilities by passing Measure E. As required by Proposition 39, the Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee is charged with ensuring that revenues from Measure E are spent as promised. The committee's role is to review and report on district spending of taxpayers' money for construction and to provide a public accounting of the district's compliance with legal requirements.

The committee includes at-large representatives, representation from business, seniors, students, taxpayers, and the Gavilan College Educational Foundation. All meetings of the Citizens' Oversight Committee are open to the public

WHEN: The Citizen's Oversight Committee meets quarterly. The next meeting is Monday, September 13 at 6 p.m.

WHERE:  Gavilan College Gilroy campus, 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd.

WHY:  This is an all-volunteer committee which currently has several open seats. In order to ensure public review of Measure E activities it is important to have constituents represented on the Citizens' Oversight Committee.

For more information about Measure E projects and an application for the Citizen's Oversight Committee, call (408) 848-4711 or go to www.gavilan.edu/pio/bond.html.

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